Double-Platinum artist The Weeknd will be joining Marvel Comics to create a new original comic series called The Weeknd Presents: Starboy. The series is named after the artist’s chart topping song: “Starboy.”
Marvel has given a summary of the story.
The city of Alphatron is in the grip of a crime wave, as the terrifying Jack “The Chef” Smiley has unified all criminal organizations with his ruthlessness and strategic genius. Not content with brutally murdering his victims, Smiley also feasts upon their flesh. The citizens live in fear and the police have been directly targeted. The city is in dire need of a hero. It will not get one, but it will get what it deserves: Starboy!
The series will be written by Able “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, La Mar Taylor, and Christos Gage. Art will be done by Eric Nguyen and Guru-eFX.The series will release on June 13, 2018
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